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Tremors Rock Himachal Pradesh And Neighbouring States Of North India

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Earthquake , Himachal Pradesh

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Pune: A day after Taiwan was rocked by an earthquake, tremors rattled parts of North India including Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab. On the Richter Scale, the earthquake measured 5.3 magnitude.

In a post on X, earlier called twitter, the National Center for Seismology, said earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occured in Chambal, Himachal Pradesh.

According to reports, the tremors did not cause any loss of life or damage to property. The tremors lasted a few seconds.

In a few seconds, did not result in any loss of life or property damage, according to reports.

On this day in 1905, a massive 8-magnitude earthquake struck the Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, leading to widespread casualties and destruction. Records from the National Center for Seismology (NCS) indicate over 20,000 fatalities occurred in the Western Himalayas region due to the disaster.

On Wednesday, an earthquake had rocked Taiwan killing around 10 people and injuring more than 800. Hundreds of buildings were damaged and tsunami warning was issued. Massive landslides were also recorded. The quake which was of 7.4 magnitude was the strongest in 25 years in Taiwan.

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